The terror group's affiliate media claimed that militants used suicide bombing followed by infantry attacks.
Other independent media houses have said the militants overpowered the military camp and rained bullets on innocent soldiers who were caught unaware.
It has been reported that the military base that has been attacked was being used by soldiers from Burundi.
Halgan Median Networks reports that at least 59 soldiers have been killed and that the militants are still inside the military base
"Massive blast targets Foreign military base hosting Burundian troops. Al Shabaab raid the compound following the blast & overrun the facility. 59 Foreign troops from Burundi are confirmed dead. Militants are still in control of the Burundian military base at the moment," the source said.
The government is yet to break the silence and speak about this alleged attack.
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